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Books for children from around the world.

From University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish Book Center, the New York Public Library, International Children's Digital Library, and other libraries.

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2003
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2001
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1999
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Topics & Subjects
612
Conduct of life
211
Children's stories
147
Christian life
132
Children -- Conduct of life
128
Children's poetry
83
Children's stories, American
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otis, james, 1848-1912
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ellis, edward sylvester, 1840-1916
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abbott, jacob, 1803-1879
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hughs, mrs. (mary)
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fitzhugh, percy keese, 1876-1950
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goodrich, samuel g. (samuel griswold), 1793-1860
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English
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French
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California Digital Library
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Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 29 reviews )
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Orphans, Conduct of life, Education
California Digital Library
by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
texts
eye 498,497
favorite 194
comment 5
Osborne Coll.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
New York Public Library
by Lutz, Edwin George, b. 1868
texts
eye 90,471
favorite 246
comment 5
NY3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: Drawing -- Study and teaching
California Digital Library
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
texts
eye 88,359
favorite 158
comment 3
Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
New York Public Library
by Furniss, Dorothy
texts
eye 64,615
favorite 126
comment 1
NY3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Drawing -- Study and teaching
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
texts
eye 61,199
favorite 89
comment 11
Publisher's peach wrappers, printed in red, blue, and black
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Ségur, Sophie, comtesse de, 1799-1874; Sterrett, Virginia Frances
texts
eye 53,153
favorite 188
comment 2
A wonderful book with 5 timeless French fairy tales magnificently illustrated with 8 beautiful and dramatic full page color and many black and white drawings by Virginia Frances Sterrett. "Done when she was only 19 years of age, this was Sterrett's (Chicago born) first book, and she is often referred to as the 'female Kay Nielsen'."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Fairy tales
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
texts
eye 38,332
favorite 56
comment 5
Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
New York Public Library
by McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873
texts
eye 32,471
favorite 48
comment 6
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873, Readers (Primary)
California Digital Library
texts
eye 30,784
favorite 22
comment 1
Spec. Coll. copy 1: Green cloth over boards, blocked in gold and black, in case. Ex libris Olive Percival. Gift of Jo Swerling
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
texts
eye 28,122
favorite 16
comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
texts
eye 22,194
favorite 54
comment 2
Orange cloth over boards blocked in black, green and red
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Slavery -- United States
New York Public Library
by Collodi, Carlo, 1826-1890
texts
eye 21,550
favorite 33
comment 0
California Digital Library
texts
eye 21,390
favorite 17
comment 1
Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and blue; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Chickens
California Digital Library
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
texts
eye 21,247
favorite 35
comment 2
Blanck. Bib. of Amer. lit.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Family, Young women -- Conduct of life
Children's Library
by Lewis Carroll
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eye 19,827
favorite 22
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Alice is about to pick daisies when a white rabbit approaches her, but this rabbit is not like any other rabbit she has seen. Her curious nature forces her to follow the rabbit for a wonderful adventure. You can also read a copy of 'Alice In Wonderland' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Lawson, Lizzie; Mack, Robert Ellice
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eye 18,528
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Dust jacket; quarter green linen and green illustrated paper inscription dated Christmas, 1886
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
New York Public Library
by Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, ed; Bassett, Mary R; Hammell, Will
texts
eye 18,099
favorite 23
comment 0
Topic: Children's poetry
New York Public Library
by Francis, H. T. (Henry Thomas), 1837-1924; Thomas, E. J. (Edward Joseph), 1869-
texts
eye 17,666
favorite 14
comment 0
Tales from one of the sacred books of Buddhism, relating the adventures of the Buddha in his former existences
Topics: Buddhism, Buddhist parables
Children's Library
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favorite 9
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Rhyming verses ask readers to find objects in the photographs. You can also read a copy of 'I Spy' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Doyle, Richard, 1824-1883
texts
eye 15,074
favorite 43
comment 1
Osborne Coll.
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Topics: Giants, Giants
California Digital Library
texts
eye 14,488
favorite 36
comment 1
Publisher's tan printed wrappers
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Topic: Conduct of life
Children's Library
by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-; Berenstain, Jan, 1923-
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Sister Bear, nervous about entering kindergarten, overcomes her fears when she discovers that school is really fun. This book will be available shortly on the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Schools -- Fiction, Bears -- Fiction
New York Public Library
by Grover, Eulalie Osgood, 1873-
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Rhymes of the nursery -- Counting-out rhymes -- Children's rhyme-games -- Children's songs and ballads -- Children's humour and quaint sayings -- Schoolroom facts and fancies -- Children's stories
Topics: Children's literature -- Scotland, Nursery rhymes, Children's songs -- Scotland, Games -- Scotland,...
New York Public Library
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eye 13,538
favorite 23
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Tip and his creation, Jack Pumpkin, run away to Oz where they save the city after it is captured by girls
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Topic: Fantasy
California Digital Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897; McConnell, William, 1833-1867; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906; Zwecker, Johann Baptist, 1814-1874
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eye 13,418
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comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's songs
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
texts
eye 12,332
favorite 26
comment 0
Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper
California Digital Library
texts
eye 12,216
favorite 46
comment 0
Red printed wrappers; woodcut alphabet printed on inner wrappers
Topics: Animals, Alphabet
California Digital Library
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924; Birch, Reginald Bathurst, 1856-1943
texts
eye 12,120
favorite 21
comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topics: Altruism, Conduct of life, Family, Grandparent and child
Publisher's buff printed wrappers. Laid in blue case with 1830 edition and with dealer's description
Topics: Children's poetry, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878
texts
eye 11,730
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Publisher's quarter red cloth and printed green paper over boards, printed in black and green; illustrated upper board; publisher's advertisement on lower board; edges sprinkled in red
Topic: Horses
California Digital Library
texts
eye 11,424
favorite 13
comment 0
Buff printed wrappers
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875; Dulcken, H. W. (Henry William), 1832-1894; Bayes, Alfred Walter, 1832-1909; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
texts
eye 11,355
favorite 38
comment 1
Osborne Coll.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
New York Public Library
by Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914; Fiske, John, 1842-1901
texts
eye 11,119
favorite 6
comment 0
Topics: Biography, America -- Biography, United States -- Biography
Children's Library
by Deborah Guarino
texts
eye 10,453
favorite 17
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A young llama asks his friends if their mamas are llamas and finds out, in rhyme, that their mothers are other types of animals. You can also read a copy of 'Is Your Mama A Llama?' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
California Digital Library
by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
texts
eye 10,379
favorite 7
comment 0
Topics: Success, Conduct of life, Aphorisms and apothegms, Maxims, American
California Digital Library
by Isle, June
texts
eye 10,344
favorite 27
comment 4
Brown cloth over boards, blocked in blind and black
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Christmas stories, Children -- Conduct of life
New York Public Library
by Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941
texts
eye 10,339
favorite 33
comment 0
Topic: Boatbuilding
New York Public Library
by McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873
texts
eye 10,061
favorite 6
comment 0
A traditional reader including stories, poems, and new word drills
Topic: Readers
California Digital Library
texts
eye 9,940
favorite 7
comment 0
Publisher's chromolithographed wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Love, Values
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
texts
eye 9,851
favorite 10
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Unable to feed his seven sons, a poor woodcutter decides to leave them in the forest to die but Hop o' my Thumb, the youngest and smallest, finds a way to rescue his brothers, defeat an ogre, and gain a fortune
Topics: Filicide, Giants
Orange stiff wrappers, with an engraved title label pasted on upper wrapper. Inscription: Joanna E. Dana ... Dedham, Massachusetts, 1828. Ex libris Marjorie Moon. Ex libris W.M. Stone. Purchase, Justin Schiller, 1997
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
California Digital Library
texts
eye 9,581
favorite 14
comment 0
Publisher's yellow wrappers printed in black, red and green; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Swine, Conduct of life
New York Public Library
by MacDonald, George, 1824-1905; Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935, ill
texts
eye 9,450
favorite 38
comment 0
A little princess is protected by her friend Curdie from the goblin miners who live beneath the castle
Topic: Fairy tales
New York Public Library
by Towle, George M. (George Makepeace), 1841-1893
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eye 9,431
favorite 0
comment 0
NY3
Topic: Gama, Vasco da, 1469-1524
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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eye 9,237
favorite 36
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"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Topics: Illustrated children's books, Illustrated children's books
California Digital Library
by Clifford, W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Campbell, Edith
texts
eye 9,136
favorite 14
comment 0
Publisher's blue illustrated cloth blocked in black and gold. Purchase, Robert Temple. Gift of the Friends of CBC
Topics: Children's stories, English, Children's poetry, English
New York Public Library
by Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944; Dulac, Edmund, 1882-1953, ill; Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703; D. V., Madame
texts
eye 9,003
favorite 37
comment 0
The sleeping beauty.--Blue Beard.--Cinderella.--Beauty and the beast
Topic: Fairy tales
Topic: Fairy tales
Contemporary green printed wrappers
Topic: Children -- Conduct of life
Children's Library
texts
eye 8,876
favorite 8
comment 0
Grover, the famous Sesame Street character, keeps you from trying to turn the page only to find that he is the monster at the end of the book. This book will be available shortly on the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
New York Public Library
by Chisholm, Louey, comp; Spooner, M. Dibdin
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eye 8,794
favorite 19
comment 0
California Digital Library
texts
eye 8,731
favorite 25
comment 0
Red cloth over boards blocked in blind and gold
Topics: Young women -- Conduct of life, Girls -- Conduct of life
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Kronheim, Joseph Martin, 1810-1896
texts
eye 8,563
favorite 8
comment 0
Publisher's printed lavender wrappers; upper wrapper printed in red, blue, and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Children's Library
texts
eye 8,405
favorite 13
comment 0
A simple illustrated book used to help young children learn how to speak in German by teaching words and phrases. You can also read a copy of 'My Very First Little German Book' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
by Matthews, Betty
texts
eye 8,196
favorite 9
comment 2
Picture dictionary in English and Chinese. This book will be available shortly on the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Children's Library
by Diane Browne, Karl Phillpotts
texts
eye 8,168
favorite 6
comment 0
A collection of four short stories set in Jamaica, including two folk tales and two morality stories. You can also read a copy of 'Sweet, Sweet Mango Tree and other stories' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
California Digital Library
by Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914
texts
eye 8,168
favorite 7
comment 0
Notes: [1]-14, followed by 3 pages facsimile of publisher's advertisements from 1791 edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Children's Library
by Sewell, Anna
texts
eye 8,058
favorite 0
comment 0
This book was scanned by Gretchen Phillips.
Topic: Horses
California Digital Library
texts
eye 8,057
favorite 33
comment 0
Stewart, C.D. Taylors of Ongar
Topic: America -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
texts
eye 8,055
favorite 18
comment 0
Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Building, Ice and snow
New York Public Library
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Milner, Florence
texts
eye 8,047
favorite 8
comment 0
Children's Library
texts
eye 7,995
favorite 28
comment 3
Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss. You can also read a copy of 'How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Children's Library
by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
texts
eye 7,902
favorite 11
comment 0
A beautifully illustrated collection of rhyming children's poetry. You can also read a copy of 'A Children's Garden Of Verses' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Topic: Children's poetry
Children's Library
by Lionni, Leo, 1910-
texts
eye 7,899
favorite 12
comment 1
A little chameleon is distressed that he doesn't have his own color like other animals. This book will be available shortly on the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
texts
eye 7,838
favorite 12
comment 0
No. 16 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Beauty, Personal, Folklore -- Japan
New York Public Library
by Taylor, Jane, 1783-1824; Taylor, Ann, 1782-1866
texts
eye 7,651
favorite 10
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's poetry, English
California Digital Library
texts
eye 7,564
favorite 23
comment 1
Watermarks: "1804" on leaf [8], "TM" on leaf [15]
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's poetry
New York Public Library
by Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889
texts
eye 7,540
favorite 15
comment 0
C.P.G. Scott Coll. Purchased For The J.S. Billings Mem. Coll
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Children's Library
by Alabado, Ceres S.C.
texts
eye 7,531
favorite 3
comment 2
15 year old boy in the struggle for Philippine independence against the Spanish. This book will be available shortly on the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
New York Public Library
by Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen, 1812-1885; Moe, Jørgen Engebretsen, 1813-1882; Dasent, George Webbe, Sir, 1817-1896; Nielsen, Kay Rasmus, 1886-1957
texts
eye 7,443
favorite 41
comment 0
Fifteen stories from Norwegian folklore including East of the sun and west of the moon and One's own children are always prettiest
Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore -- Norway